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Finding out more about the Climbing Hanger re-opening

UK motorists are planning to drive an average of 212 miles further for their UK holidays than they have in previous years, as staycations continue to boom. A study, conducted by Euro Car Parts, found that 33% of drivers will drive further this summer, due to the restrictions of international travel, and are also happy to spend more on their UK holidays than normal (30%). Brits are also planning to use this summer to explore more of the UK, with 27% saying they would be visiting different parts of the country more often than usual, and another 27% planning to go on multiple staycations. In comparison, 8% drivers said they'd be...


'The Box Yard,' a the new shipping container venue that's the 1st of its kind in Liverpool

LIVERPOOL'S 1st ever shipping container venue has opened on Great Howard Street, just north of Liverpool city Centre, and there are huge plans to make...


Launch date confirmed for new look Southport Market

THE brand new Southport Market will officially open its doors in mid July, in time for a scorching summer of tasty treats, thirst quenching drinks and much more. A host of...


2 new family shows will be premiered at the inaugural Little LTF festival taking place in Liverpool next month

THE Little LTF is a new strand and sister event to the hugely successful Liverpool Theatre Festival, which was 1st staged last September in response...


Anthony James Estate Agents in Southport is delighted to be the main sponsor for the Southport Comedy Festival 2021

ANTHONY James Estate Agents, who are based on Hoghton Street, Southport...


Sefton Council and its partners have submitted a ₤19.2 million bid for Crosby Town Centre

ENTITLED:- 'Reimagining Crosby' the bid includes plans for a new, state of the art library in the Town Centre...


1st major incident training in Merseyside, in 18 months, takes place aboard RFA Austin

MORE than 80 staff from Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service took part in a major...


Sefton Council has submitted a ₤14.5 million bid to the Government's Levelling Up Fund that will help kick start Bootle's economic recovery

PROPOSALS in the bid will transform the hard hit Town's night time economy and include plans for the North of England's 1st...


Join the conversation - how can we make Merseyside safer?

MERSEYSIDE'S Police Commissioner is inviting people from across the Region to join the conversation about how we can make Merseyside even safer at a virtual public...


Liverpool John Lennon Airport's Health and Testing Provider eyes up ₤100m acquisition strategy

IN our weekly edition published on 6 June 2021,  we got a chance to interview the MD of AKEA Life, Ben Paglia, at Liverpool John Lennon Airport. In a new development, we have now been told that Salutaris People, the British healthcare and testing company that provides rapid PCR testing for airline passengers at Liverpool John Lennon Airport in partnership with Test Assurance Group (TAG) and Liverpool John Lennon Airport, has announced a ₤100m acquisition strategy. We are told that it plans to acquire a number of businesses in the healthcare and facilities management sectors, within the North West and North East...


Sefton Council Town Hall Refurbishments

SPECIALIST improvement and refurbishment works are set to take place on Southport and Bootle Town Halls aimed at reducing heat loss and restoring historic features. The work is set to run throughout...


Wasted Heroes launches new collaborative space in Liverpool and summer collections

WASTED Heroes have been very busy since reaching their 10th Anniversary back in...


Letter to Editor:- "Beauty queens head to USA to represent the UK"


"HI, myself and my daughter siah have fundraised for the Salvation Army, as part of our beauty pageant journey..."


Police Commissioner welcomes independent report into Police response to domestic abuse

MERSEYSIDE'S Police Commissioner has welcomed an independent report into...


Hospice launches A Rose to Remember

THIS summer, St. Joseph's Hospice in Thornton is inviting people to remember a loved one by dedicating a rose in their memory as part of its summer remembrance event...


Heightened by the Covid19 Pandemic Sefton Council Cabinet has approved development of a Child Poverty Strategy

AS part of work to combat the effects of child poverty, which have been worsened by the Covid19 Pandemic, Sefton Council's Cabinet has approved the development of a Child Poverty Strategy. Developing the Strategy, in partnership with The Welfare Reform and Anti Poverty...




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